Welcome to DRCET and De’ils On Wheels! We deliver a range of environmental projects and services across the west of Glasgow and beyond.

We protect and enhance the local environment and increase the wellbeing and resilience of local people and communities that we work with.

Scroll down to read more about what we do or get clicking on the left to get involved, get active and make a difference!

 

enews_40_imageThe latest issue of Your Community, Your Planet, our monthly eNews letter, landed in the inboxes of nearly 400 people this week.

Issue 57 (Feb 17) features updates on the Victoria Park community placemaking events, the Play on Pedals programme, De’ils On Wheels upcycled gifts, the Movement Park launch festival, the Big Pedal 2017 as well as job opportunities at Yoker Resource Centre and LINKES! Plus loads of events on our online community calendar!! So why not grab a cuppa and take a look!

enews_feedbackYou can sign up to receive future issues here – go on – you know you want to! And you can read all previous issues on our website.

chex-logoThe Community Health Exchange (CHEX) are holding their 2017 national conference – Power, inequality and community-led health – on Wednesday 1 March 2017 from 10:30am to 3:30pm at The Studio, 67 Hope Street Glasgow, G2 6AE

The event is aimed at community-led health organisations and public sector partners to attend our free annual conference. CHEX are offering community-led health organisation three places at the conference.  You could choose to use these for management committee, volunteers or staff.  You would also be welcome to offer a place to a public sector partner you work with.

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scropsTaking you from off-road to on-track, Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show (SCROPS) offers an experience that will bring you the heart of cycling, running & outdoor pursuits all under one roof at the SECC from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 March 2017.

There will be loads of things for people to do including:

  • Indoor Cycling Track and Indoor E-Mountain Bike Track
  • Street Velodrome Racing
  • Kids Active Area
  • 12hr World Record Attempt
  • Marathon Challenge
  • Show Theatre/Celebrity Guests
  • Sports Stars – Track/Road/Outdoor
  • Climbing Walls
  • Segway Course
  • Triathlon Challenge
  • Active Zone

movementpark_launch_weekendMovement Park is Glasgow’s first purpose built facility for movement competencies, offering a range of sporting activities designed to improve physical literacy for all ages and they are based on South Street in Whiteinch!

They are holding their launch weekend from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 March so why not pop along and find out what all this movement is about! The space looks amazing!

Movement Park are Glasgow-based charity that uses sport and movement based activities to enhance the lives of the local community. Based in a converted warehouse in Whiteinch, Movement Park is an innovative multi-activity facility. At the heart of what they do is a social ethos to make a difference not only to health and wellbeing of the local community but also employability and social cohesion.

You can keep up to date with what they are doing on their website, their Facebook page and their Twitter feed!

community-calendarThis event is listed on our online community calendar along with lots of other events in the local area and beyond – check out the calendar to see what else is going on!

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planningconsultationBack in  January Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housin, launched “Places, people and planning: a consultation on the future of planning in Scotland.”  The  and associated research has been published alongside it and the updated participation statement is also now available.

Responses to the consultation should be submitted to Planning and Architecture Division of the Scottish Government by 5pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017.

The consultation paper “Places, people and planning” sets out 20 proposals for change which aim to strengthen the planning system.   The Scottish Government are keen to hear all stakeholders’ views, therefore would be grateful if you could help to raise awareness of the consultation and to encourage your community council to respond.

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LINKES logo SmallLINKES is recruiting. This is an exciting opportunity to join the busy team at LINKES for a six month maternity cover post. This management role is part-time, 2 days a week, to oversee the smooth running of the project.

LINKES Community Group is working on the frontline of a rapidly changing Glasgow. In the small area it serves there are residents from many cultures and our workload reflects the diverse needs and strengths within the community. LINKES runs groups, events and activities for all local residents.

Applicants must demonstrate relevant project management experience and a commitment to Community Development. All information is available on the Good Moves recruitment website. Deadline Friday 3 March 2017.

foeg_election_hustings_v2_apr17Friends of the Earth Glasgow and RSPB Scotland are hosting a hustings event – Environment Debates – in the run up to the Scottish Local Government elections in May. The event will take place from 7-9pm on Wednesday 19 April 2017 at Adelaide’s, 209 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4HZ.

You can keep up to date with the event on the hustings Facebook event page or download the poster here foeg_election_hustings_v2_apr17

The Scottish Government are currently consulting on the future of unconventional oil and gas (and fracking) and Friends of the Earth Scotland are running an e-campaign to call for fracking to be banned.

community-calendarThis event is listed on our online community calendar along with lots of other events in the local area and beyond – check out the calendar to see what else is going on!

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Contact Details

Main Office
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL
t: 0141 433 0427
e: getinvolved@
dumbartonroad.com

De'ils On Wheels
Wed 11am-3pm, Thu 1pm-5pm
40 Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, Glasgow G14 9SU
m: 07515 879747
e: deilsonwheels@
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DRCET is a recognised Scottish Charity (Charity No SC035954) and a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland (Company No SC273114). Registered office as shown above.
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